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Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist

Company: SmileKeepers
Location: Salem
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Our culture is based on innovation and providing a wellness approach to Dentistry to improve clinical results and consistently generate predictable treatment outcomes. We focus on providing the highest quality, multi-disciplinary, and comprehensive oral health services with clinicians who precisely diagnose, document, educate, and treat our patient populations.An EPDH in a Medicaid population can be a sort of primary care provider. They are able to diagnosis x-rays and can complete all hygiene services, and disease assessment. Records are then sent to a teledentist for review and to create a treatment plan.Our hope with this position is that the hygienist (EPDH) would be very entrepreneurial and proactive, taking charge of their schedule and patient base to help keep access moving along. Allowing both the EPDH and the doctor to practice at the highest scope of their licensure.Position Details:

  • Schedule - This is a full-time opportunity
  • Serve as the Oral Health Champion in various settings in the Lane County area.
  • Collaborate with medical providers to provide close integration of oral health and primary care.
  • Administrative tasks- insurance verification, using computers- dental and medical software/emails/Word/Excel.
  • Marketing/Education- Educate patients and colleagues on the importance of oral health and educating and recruiting patients to receive dental services

    Office Culture:
    • Teamwork in the patients best interest
    • Quality patient care with clinical autonomy based on best practices in the patients best interest Benefits Include:
      • Competitive compensation package($45-50), plus additional uncapped bonus plan
      • Healthcare package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
      • Short and long term disability
      • 401K and additional Pre-tax saving plan
      • Life insurance
      • CE credits
      • Malpractice

        Position Qualifications:
        • Accredited Hygiene Technical School or College
        • Current applicable State Dental License (or the ability to acquire one by the time of employment)
        • Oregon EPDH license
        • Other licenses/certifications such as CPR, local certified anesthesia
        • 5+ yrs experience preferredWe are committed to the safety and well being of our patients and employees. To this end we are adhering to best-in-class safety practices based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Dental Association (ADA) and state/local mandates.
          EducationPreferred
          • High School or better

Keywords: SmileKeepers, Salem , Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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